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AU invites community to partner for Operation Christmas Child

Thu, 2014-11-06 12:07 -- univcomm
November 6, 2014

Anderson University will come together this Christmas season to collect filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child at Reardon Auditorium on November 12-19.

Operation Christmas Child began in 1993 and according to their website, has become the world’s largest Christmas program. The Samaritan’s Purse project utilizes over 100,000 volunteers each year to help present gift-filled shoeboxes to the needy.

AU nursing student receives 'Salute to Nurses' scholarship

Wed, 2014-11-05 11:33 -- smgower
November 5, 2014
Learn more about AU nursing student Faith Lim, who received the "Salute to Nurses" scholarship from the Indy Star.

With a face of disbelief, senior nursing major Faith Lim listened as The Indianapolis Star staff announced her as the recipient of the Salute to Nurses Award, which comes with a $3,500 scholarship.

This announcement was made in April during one of Lim’s nursing classes. The scholarship, which Anderson University has sponsored for the past two years, celebrates dedicated nurses and students throughout the state of Indiana.

C–SPAN to record AU history professor’s lecture on Lincoln

Tue, 2014-11-04 09:01 -- univcomm
November 4, 2014
Dr. Brian Dirck, professor of history

Public affairs network C-SPAN will be on campus in November to capture a lecture by noted Abraham Lincoln scholar and Anderson University professor of history Dr. Brian Dirck.

On November 11, Dirck will present the lecture for C-SPAN’s series entitled “Lectures in the Classroom.” Dirck said he will “discuss Lincoln's personal views on race, African Americans and white supremacy, and how this influenced his later approach to emancipation.”

Anderson University elects John S. Pistole as fifth president

Mon, 2014-10-27 11:12 -- univcomm
October 27, 2014
John S. Pistole, President-Elect

The Board of Trustees of Anderson University (Anderson, Ind.) is pleased to announce the election of John S. Pistole, J.D., as president-elect. Pistole’s appointment as president-elect of Anderson University was approved by the board of trustees during their fall meeting. Following ratification by the General Assembly of the Church of God (Anderson, Ind.) in June 2015, Pistole will be the fifth person in the nearly 100-year history of Anderson University to hold the position of president.

Pistole says AU nomination became 'journey of faith'

Fri, 2014-10-24 11:19 -- smgower
October 24, 2014
John Pistole describes the Anderson University president nomination and vetting process as a "journey of faith."

John Pistole wasn't thinking about leaving his job as administrator of the Transportation Security Administration when members of the Anderson University presidential search committee several months ago asked him to apply for the position.

"I was surprised when they first asked me," Pistole said in an interview with The Herald Bulletin on Thursday. "It wasn't necessarily something I was thinking about. I've thoroughly enjoyed the work I've done at TSA and wonderful people I've worked with here."

Anderson University to elect 5th President on Oct. 27

Wed, 2014-10-22 16:23 -- univcomm
October 22, 2014
Presidential-Announcement

On behalf of the Board of Trustee at Anderson University, I invite you to join us for the introduction of Anderson University’s 5th President. An announcement event will be conducted in Reardon Auditorium on Monday, October 27, at 12 noon (EST). For those who cannot be present, the event will be streamed live at anderson.edu/election. Pending action by the board and the announcement event, the following reception will be offered:

Tom Walker's "Ramicack!" to be featured in art exhibit at AU

Tue, 2014-10-21 15:04 -- smgower
October 21, 2014
"Ramicack!" an art exhibit by Tom Walker, will be on display from Oct. 25 - Dec. 8 in the Jessie C. Wilson Galleries at Anderson University.

The Jessie C. Wilson Galleries at Anderson University are proud to present "Ramicack!" an exhibition of letterpress prints by Tom Walker.

In this installation of baseball-themed, pennant posters Walker showcases his love of experimenting with printing methods, using metal and wood type from the collection at Indiana University Graphic Design Press.

AU alumni return for homecoming

Mon, 2014-10-20 10:33 -- smgower
October 20, 2014
Learn more about the 2014 Anderson University Homecoming, which gathered alumni from all over the country in Anderson, Ind.

Rain and chilly temperatures couldn’t dampen spirits Saturday as Anderson University celebrated homecoming weekend.

University Boulevard was packed with current and former students as the homecoming festivities continued with booths set up for commemorative photos, food and AU gear.

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